Archive for Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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MAYB Basketball announces tournaments
October 7, 2009
The first of three Mid-America Youth Basketball tournaments will take place Nov. 21-22 in Leavenworth County.
MHS seniors go out with a bang
October 7, 2009
An emotional Senior Night came to an exciting end for the McLouth High volleyball team on Tuesday night.
Monkey business
Monkey escapes owner in Basehor
October 7, 2009
A little monkey business ensued Monday in Basehor.
School district receives statewide energy award
October 7, 2009
Topeka — The Tonganoxie school district Wednesday received an award from Gov. Mark Parkinson for its energy efficiency program.
KVL football report: Week Five
October 7, 2009
Updated Kaw Valley League scores and standings for the 2009 season.
Tax rebate idea relegated to back burner
October 7, 2009
Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson’s idea to rebate some property taxes to elderly and disabled residents will remain an idea for the time being.
Commuter Forecast for October 7, 2009
October 7, 2009
Dry conditions and chilly temperatures should greet us this morning. Some ramp closures and delays between Topeka and Emporia could be cause for worry.
Limited supplies of H1N1 vaccine coming
October 7, 2009
Leavenworth County is expecting to receive its first batch of vaccines for the H1N1 influenza A virus soon, but officials say quantities are going to be too limited for the general public.
Stress might lead to dental woes
12:00 a.m., October 7, 2009 Updated 10:08 a.m.
Baldwin City dentist Chris Leiszler has seen on average at least one case a week in recent memory of someone with a broken tooth, the result of grinding or clenching their teeth.
Don’t forget: Seasonal flu vaccines to be offered tonight, Monday
12:00 a.m., October 7, 2009 Updated 09:15 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment as well as the Leavenworth County Health Department are encouraging residents to get their seasonal flu shots this year.
Fall colors starting to show
October 7, 2009
Hues of red, orange, yellow, green and purple glow in the sunlight against the pale blue sky.
Turning trash into cash
TES asking residents for drink pouches
October 7, 2009
Tammie George is continuing with more green ideas at the school by starting a new recycling program at the school.
TES playground area becomes blue to go green
October 7, 2009
Tonganoxie Elementary School is becoming a little greener by turning blue.
Jarbalo Jottings
October 7, 2009
Don’t forget the chili/soup supper and bazaar from 5-7 p.m. Friday at Jarbalo United Methodist Church.
Springdale News
October 7, 2009
Jim Lawrence and Marisa Cortazar, from Springdale, recently returned from vacationing in Sevilla, Spain.
McLouth Happenings
October 7, 2009
American Legion Auxiliary No. 393 will sponsor a soup luncheon and bake sale starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17 at the McLouth Community Center.
Aunt Norie’s sewing room
October 7, 2009
Henrietta Bradley today shares some very interesting history and a story of the life of her mother, Mary Gast, who grew up in this area.
5 Questions: Map makers
County touts new GIS Web site
October 7, 2009
Jeff Culbertson, Leavenworth County GIS director, discusses the department’s new Web site.
Remember when: A community review
October 7, 2009
Marilyn Thompson visited the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Moving Wall because of all the names of the wall. But she brought a flower for only one.